Washington Nationals Celebrate Historic World Series Win

America’s team visits the White House and President Donald Trump receives a surprisingly warm reception.

Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo, joined by President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump, delivers remarks on the Blue Room Balcony of the White House Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, during the celebration of the 2019 World Series Champions, the Washington Nationals on the South Lawn. (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)

The Washington Nationals Win

They weren’t even supposed to be there.

The World Series Trophy is seen on display during the visit of the 2019 World Series Champion Washington Nationals Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, on the South Portico balcony of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

Finishing the Fight

The Washington Nationals faced the Houston Astros in the World Series- a formidable team dominated by near-perfect fielding and an all-star lineup of powerful batters.

“You reminded us all why baseball is truly America’s past time.” — President Donald Trump

After blowing a two-game lead in the series by losing three successive games, the Washington Nationals forced a game seven when they managed to pull off a colossal win in game six.

invited guests and White House staff members welcome the 2019 World Series Champion Washington Nationals Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, to the White House. (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)

Game Seven

The final game of the 2019 World Series was a tense one for Washington Nationals fans.

President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump pose for a photo with the 2019 World Series Champions, the Washington Nationals, and principal team owner Mark Lerner Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, in the Oval Office of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)
Invited guests and White House staff members make the “Baby Shark” gesture as they welcome the 2019 World Series Champion Washington Nationals Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, to the White House. (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)
President Donald J. Trump, joined by First Lady Melania Trump, celebrates the 2019 World Series Champion Washington Nationals Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, on the South Portico balcony and steps of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)
President Donald J. Trump is presented with a jersey from the 2019 World Series Champion: The Washington Nationals Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, on the South Portico balcony of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)
Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman, joined by First Lady Melania Trump, Nationals Manager Dave Martinez and Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo, presents President Donald J. Trump with a Nationals jersey on the Blue Room Balcony of the White House Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, during the celebration of the 2019 World Series Champions, the Washington Nationals on the South Lawn. (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)
President Donald J. Trump, joined by First Lady Melania Trump, celebrates the 2019 World Series Champion Washington Nationals Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, on the South Portico balcony and steps of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

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